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Education and Training in Europe
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Education and Training in Europe

Giorgio Brunello, Pietro Garibaldi, and Etienne Wasmer

Abstract

While Europe is certainly one of the richest and most educated areas of the world, some of the challenges faced by the old continent are staggering: low economic growth, structural difficulties in the labour market, and increasing international competition. Politicians and policymakers may advocate different means of overcoming the potential economic decline of Europe, but most agree that Europe needs to strengthen human capital, its ultimate competitive advantage in the world economy. This book looks at the accumulation of human capital from two perspectives, first through formal education an ... More

Keywords: economic growth, labour markets, European economy, human capital, education systems, training systems

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780199210978
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210978.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Giorgio Brunello, editor
University of Padua
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Pietro Garibaldi, editor
Fondazione Rodolfo DeBenedetti and University of Turin
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Etienne Wasmer, editor
Université du Québec à Montréal

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